Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 231474-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: INTL DIV/SASLI
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Instructional

Position Summary:

The Regional Flagship Languages Initiative Culture Initiative (RFLI CI) Instructional Design Specialist will work closely with the RFLI CI Program Manager (PM) and other RFLI CI staff and partners to create, refine, and publish culture specific modules and scenarios for use by RFLI students and instructors of Indonesian, Hindi and Urdu, and Turkish as determined through the RFLI CI grant. The position will involve coordination with multiple staff, partners, and stakeholders; the ability to manage deadlines and requirements of the grant; as well as the specific duties listed below.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

The ideal candidate will be working toward their PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Design, or other comparable field. Those who have already completed their PhDs in a relevant field may also apply for the position. Applicants should have experience in both education and technology and have international experience (study/live abroad, etc.). Preference for someone who has learned a second language.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Previous experience in instructional design; experience with language learning and cultural studies preferred
Demonstrated competence in curriculum development and evaluation
Excellent communication skills working with a variety of stakeholders, agencies, and partners
Ability to work as a member of a team, while also self-motivated to independently complete individual duties and meet deadlines
Attention to detail
Ability to manage deadlines and requirements of grant
Knowledge of ADA compliance within educational technology preferred

Additional Information:

Full-time, 40 hours per week
Appointment through December 31, 2021, with potential for renewal dependent upon success of project and renewal of grant.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 10 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $34,748 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and a list of three professional references by the assured consideration through the online UW Madison jobs portal.


Anne Naparstek
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Feb 10 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Feb 24 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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